Top 10 Leading Advertising Agencies

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6. JWT Worldwide, United States

JWT is sort of a legend in the advertising world. It is recognized as the first advertising agency that was ever organized. The advertising agency implemented major and strategic changes. Its estimated revenues for 2008 are about $1.2 B.


7. Y & R Advertising, United States

Y & R Brands is the umbrella organization of several leading marketing service companies which include leading agencies Y & R and direct marketing outfit Wunderman. It is a 100% subsidiary of WPP although it maintains a fairly self contained operation. It has gone through difficult stages in its operations primarily to the disparate performance of the member agencies. The estimated revenues for 2008 of Y & R are placed at $ 1.1 B.


8. Publicis Worldwide

Publicis Worldwide is the biggest ad network under the umbrella group Publicis Groupe which also includes Saatchi & Saatchi and the Leo Burnett advertising network. It has made significant inroads in its ranking with strategic acquisitions.


9. DraftFCB, United States

DraftFCB officially started business operations in 2006. Its core business is the integrated marketing business portfolio focusing on a wide range of specialties and disciplines. Its estimated volume of business for 2008 is about $955 M.


10. Wisdek, Canada

Wisdek is one of the emerging and leading online marketing and advertising outfits. It is renowned for innovative and creative marketing solutions designed for companies that are highly reliant on the Internet. It broke ground in 1998 and has since then been focusing on innovative projects on site placements on various search engines. Wisdek is the pioneer in an erstwhile non-existent business interest.


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